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Extreme drought added to Georgia, Florida, and South Carolina

This week’s Drought Monitor shows an expansion of drought conditions across the Southeast, including the addition of a number of scattered areas of extreme (D3) drought in Alabama, Georgia, South Carolina and Florida. Drought expanded in all of the Southeastern states and Alabama and Georgia are now 100% covered by…
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Big expansion in drought this week

It is no surprise to anyone who needs rain that drought is expanding across the Southeast, and the latest Drought Monitor, released this morning, shows that expansion in a big way. For the region as a whole, almost 39 percent is now classified as moderate drought (D1) or worse. Virginia…
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Latest climate outlook shows drought likely to expand through end of 2019

The latest monthly and seasonal outlooks were released by NOAA’s Climate Prediction Center earlier this week. They lean towards warmer than normal temperatures for both October and the October-December period across the region. This is based on long-term warming trends along with the neutral ENSO conditions we are currently in….
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